What Should the NHL Do About Players Fighting with Visors?

November 16th, 2009 by Nucks IceMan Leave a reply »

This question has irked me for a number of seasons, so I throw it out to you Bleacher Report readers. What should the NHL do?

There are many players out there that are involved, but I will just name a few and I’m sure you can add names to the list. I’m talking about, in no particular order, guys like the Flames' Dion Phaneuf, the Wild’s Cal Clutterbuck and the Avs' Cody McLeod.

These players are all physical and bang with the best. But when challenged, they are fighting on many occasions, guys without visors.

Now I don’t begrudge them their right to protect their face with a visor, but when it comes to a scrap, how likely are they going to take a shot that’s not bouncing off of it?

So the guy fighting without the visor is at a distinct disadvantage, never mind the possibility of breaking some bones in his hand, as was the case with Canucks Jannik Hansen (missed 19 games), wh ...

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